Letter From the President Elect
The PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES.
SIR: I ask the favor of you to inform the honorable Senate of the United States that I propose to take the oath prescribed by the Constitution to the President of the United States before he enters on the execution of his office, on Friday, the 4th instant, at 12 o'clock, in the Hall of the House of Representatives.
I have the honor to be, with the highest respect, sir, your very humble and obedient servant,
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS.
John Quincy Adams, Letter From the President Elect Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/207496